High pressure water blasting provides speed and versatility in removing paint coatings in multiple layers. The flow and pressure can be adjusted to remove paint coatings to the desired level. Surface rust and scale can be removed with very little effort giving a good surface to repair or re-coat.
With toxic and chemical based products there is normally a large quantity of contaminates left that require special disposal. With water unlike sand, water can be treated/recycled and reused leaving only the toxic paint alone for disposal